CYS Assistant Director NF-03

US Department of the Army - Picatinny Arsenal, NJ4.4

Full-time
Duties
Summary
The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is US Citizens and Non-citizens within commuting area of Picatinny Arsenal, NJ.(Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

This position is located at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ- Child and Youth Services. For full position description, please click on this link

Responsibilities
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: Performs duties under the general direction of the CYS Director, who outlines program objectives and is available for discussion of complicated and unprecedented matters.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: Incumbent's work is evaluated in terms of compliance with baseline standards as measured against established metrics, as well as program accomplishments and effectiveness.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: Majority of assignments are performed independently with technical assistance from the CYS Facility/Program Director when required.
Serves as a Child and Youth Services (CYS) Assistant Director of a Level 1 - 3 (small to large size) CYS Program with responsibility for assisting the supervisor in the operation of assigned CYS program IAW all applicable regulations and standards.
Works cooperatively with other CYS Managers to ensure seamless service continuity of quality options for all children. Serves as member of the CYS Program Plan Team to develop written strategies for program improvement.
Acts as Director in Director's absence. Applies professional knowledge to plan, implement, and supervise a comprehensive program that promotes positive growth and development of children and youth.
Ensures facility/outdoor venues maintain appropriate standards for condition and sanitation.
Provides program oversight and accountability for the performance of assigned staff and the safety and well being of children and youth IAW DoD, Army and local policies and standards.
Ensures assigned staff follow risk management procedures (i.e., abuse prevention, identification, and reporting procedures; accident prevention, etc.).
Monitors and analyzes adult/participant ratio sheets to ensure proper staffing policies are enforced. Recommends the procurement of supplies and equipment.
Prepares work schedules for assigned staff to meet ratio and group size requirements. Arranges for bus transportation of children/youth as required. Provides input for information papers and briefings upon request.
Ensures children/youth are appropriately supervised at all times. Develops policies, procedures and SOPs to support program goals. Supports all EEO and AA objectives.
Serves as a member of the Installation Child and Youth Evaluation Team to ensure compliance with health, fire, safety, facility and program regulatory requirements and CYS baseline standards.
Assists in maintaining DoD/Army certification for assigned program areas, and helps ensure program achieves and retains national accreditation or Army equivalent and maintains accreditation/Army equivalent standards.
Assists complying with DA guidance to include CYPPP, fee policies, program registration/enrollment, baseline standards and benchmarks, provides input on installation needs and trends to CYS Program Director for inclusion in the CYS Operations Plan.
Initiates requests for recruitments utilizing Army CYS Standard Position Descriptions. Supervises and evaluates employees based on established performance standards as required.
Conducts written observations of staff during all hours of operation, and evaluates employees based on established performance standards.
Serves as member of the CYS Program Plan Team to develop written strategies for program improvement. Supports all EEO and AA objectives.
May certify and supervise up to 9 CYS satellite homes IAW all applicable Family Child Care policies and procedures as required. May be required to perform health related practices as reasonable accommodation for children with disabilities.
Monitors food service program for assigned area ensuring compliance with all Army and USDA food program policies and procedures to include proper meal components and portion sizes.
Travel Required
Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
3

Job family (Series)
1701 General Education And Training

Requirements

Requirements
Conditions of Employment
Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
Required background checks of AR 215-3 and the Crime Control Act must be successfully completed and maintained, including Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquiries (CNACI).
A one year probationary period may be required
Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
Completed and signed DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty
Satisfactory performance, successful completion of training requirements and demonstrated on the job competency is required.
Travel to on and off post locations required.
Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations IAW current Army and DoD policy to include annual influenza vaccinations.
Qualifications

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
1. Successful completion of a 4-year college or university degree with a major course of study which directly relates to the

appropriate CYS field consistent with:
  • For positions in Child Development Facilities: The education must have been in child development, early childhood education, home economics (early childhood emphasis), elementary education, special education or other fields appropriate to the position to be filled such as related behavioral science. - For positions in Youth Facilities: The education must have been in youth development, youth administration, education, home economics, physical education, elementary education, special education or other fields appropriate to the position to be filled such as related behavioral science.
2. In addition to the basic requirements stated above the following is required:

  • Experience that involved teaching children or other work that demonstrated the ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to select, train, and supervise childcare and preschool employees, family childcare providers, or other care-giving adults.
  • Ability to develop and implement child development programs, including family day care programs, part-day preschool programs, and before and after school programs.
  • The ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize
solutions. - Must possess comprehensive oral and communications skills and analytical writing skills, and the ability to present ideas and proposals to a variety of audiences.

OR

1. Successful completion of at least 24 semester hours in a major course of study in education or appropriate CYS field as indicated above, plus appropriate work experience that provided knowledge skills and abilities directly related to the duties described.

2. In addition to the basic requirements stated above the following is required:

  • 3 months of directly related work experience teaching children or similar work equivalent to at least the next lower grade or level requiring application of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position to be filled. - Ability to develop and implement child development programs, including family day care programs, part-day preschool programs, and before and after school programs.
  • The ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize
solutions. - Must possess comprehensive oral and communications skills and analytical writing skills, and the ability to present ideas and proposals to a variety of audiences.
Education
Additional information
Manual Application: If you are unable to apply online, you may submit your application package using a manual application method. Please contact the NAF Human Resources Office or representative listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than noon on the closing date of the announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Please note that neglecting to respond to the job related questions may result in an ineligible rating.
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:
NAF Preference - Involuntarily Separated From the Military
NAF Preference - Spouse Employment Preference (SEP)
NAF Priority Consideration - Business Based Action
NAF Priority Consideration - Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)
NAF Priority Consideration - Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)
NAF Priority Consideration - Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)
NAF Priority Consideration - Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV)

Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance
Not Applicable

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

Required Documents
The following documents must be submitted with your application:
Resume

Optional: Job Application (DA Form 3433) will be accepted in place of a Resume.

The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:
Cover Letter
DD-214
DA 3434; DA 3433, Certifications, other supporting documents if claiming preference or priority.Proof of education is required at the time of application - Diploma, transcripts showing course work to validate qualifications
Resume
SF-50
Transcript
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Benefits

Benefits
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